Wednesday, April 1, 2020
According to the district, 30 administrators responded in informal polling and said they would be interested in carrying firearms to protect their school.
Their legislation would ensure states can’t suspend, revoke or deny professional, teaching and drivers’ licenses if people are behind or have defaulted on their student loans. 
Rubio paired up with U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., to send a letter to U.S. Education Sec. Betty DeVos about  Chinese state-directed Huawei Technologies partnering up with higher ed institutions which, they insisted, could be a security problem. 
Those funds have included more than $11.6 billion for public schools across the Sunshine State. Florida’s colleges and universities have received more than $8.4 billion.
UF online bachelor’s degree program placed fifth in the nation, tied with Penn State World Campus and the University of Illinois at Chicago. UCF placed 14th on the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs list. 
In just the third and fourth quarters of last year, there were around $166.4 billion in student loan delinquencies that have been in default for 90 days or more. 
Last year, Rubio wrote Miami Dade College, the University of North Florida (UNF), the University of South Florida (USF), the University of West Florida (UWF) and Cypress Bay High School on the matter, urging them to close their Confucius Institutes. So far, UNF, USF and UWF have severed ties with their Confucius Institutes.
This week, Scott sent a letter to school district leadership across Florida demanding action. On Thursday, Scott and Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri weighed in on the issue at a U.S Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
Florida placed fourth in the latest rankings for the second year in a row.
This week, Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran weighed in on the results of this year’s National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 4th and 8th grade reading and mathematics assessments--and he is not exactly happy with the Sunshine State’s grades.